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No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language. Theodore Bikel. Welcome to World Literature. Mrs. Mueller. Your Turn to Say Hello. Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Voltaire. “The Wayfarer” Stephen Crane. Themes in World Literature Page 15. Page 40-41.

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No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language. Theodore Bikel


Welcome to world literature

Welcome to World Literature

Mrs. Mueller


Your turn to say hello

Your Turn to Say Hello


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Voltaire


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

“The Wayfarer”

Stephen Crane

Themes in World Literature

Page 15


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

Page 40-41

Harmen Steenwijck, Vanitas (1640)

Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life

By Harmen van Steenwijck (1612-c. 1656)

Adriaen van Utrecht, Vanitas Still Life with a Bouquet and a Skull  (1643


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

“The Persian Version”

Robert Graves

Page 16


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

“Dover Beach”

Matthew Arnold

Pages 23-24


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

What if you discovered that this world was nothing but a dream?

Page 38-39


Fate and free will

Fate and Free Will

No mortal power may stay her spinning wheel.The nations rise and fall by her decree.None may foresee where she will set her heel:

she passes, and things pass. Man's mortal reasoncannot encompass her. She rules her sphereas the other gods rule theirs. Season by season

her changes change her changes endlessly,and those whose turn has come press on her so,she must be swift by hard necessity.

Inferno VII 82-90

Page 300-301


Journal 2

Journal 2

The Meaning of Greatness

Page 217-218


Ozymandias

Ozymandias

Percy Bysshe Shelley


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language theodore bikel

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two 'wolves'… One is Evil.  It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith.”The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf wins?” The old Cherokee simply replied,  ”The one you feed.”


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